Cheap train tickets from Manchester to Blackburn

Showing times and prices for 21 May

Cheapest

£8

Average

£8

The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

The average ticket from Manchester to Blackburn will cost around £ 8 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 8.

Northern Rail
06:00Manchester1h06 07:06Blackburn
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£81One-way
Northern Rail
07:39Manchester0h53 08:32Blackburn
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£81One-way
Northern Rail
10:04Manchester1h07 11:11Blackburn
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£81One-way
Northern Rail
12:41Manchester0h51 13:32Blackburn
0 changes
£81One-way
Northern Rail
09:41Manchester0h51 10:32Blackburn
0 changes
£81One-way

Train schedule Manchester to Blackburn

Showing trains for tomorrow, Sat, 21 May
Northern Rail
06:00Manchester1h06 07:06Blackburn
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Northern Rail
07:39Manchester0h53 08:32Blackburn
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Northern Rail
08:04Manchester1h08 09:12Blackburn
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Northern Rail
09:41Manchester0h51 10:32Blackburn
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Northern Rail
10:01Manchester1h10 11:11Blackburn
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Northern Rail
10:04Manchester1h07 11:11Blackburn
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Northern Rail
12:41Manchester0h51 13:32Blackburn
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Sat
21 May
£6Northern Rail
Wed
25 May
£13Northern Rail
Thu
26 May
£5Northern Rail

Fastest train times from Manchester to Blackburn

Showing times and prices for 21 May

Fastest Journey

51 m

Average

1 h

Trains per day

7

Distance

34 km

Of the 7 trains that leave Manchester for Blackburn every day 7 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

These direct trains cover the 34 km distance in an average of 1 h but if you time it right, some trains will get you there in just 51 m .

The slowest trains will take 1 h 10 m and usually involve a change or two along the way, but you might be able to save a few pennies if you’re on a budget.

Northern Rail
09:41Manchester0h51 10:32Blackburn
0 changes
£81One-way
Northern Rail
12:41Manchester0h51 13:32Blackburn
0 changes
£81One-way
Northern Rail
07:39Manchester0h53 08:32Blackburn
0 changes
£81One-way
Northern Rail
06:00Manchester1h06 07:06Blackburn
0 changes
£81One-way
Northern Rail
10:04Manchester1h07 11:11Blackburn
0 changes
£81One-way

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Overview: Train from Manchester to Blackburn

distanceDistance21 miles (34 km)
durationAverage train duration1 h 7 min
priceAverage train ticket price£8 (€9)
frequencyTrain frequency25 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 25 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersNorthern Rail

Trains from Manchester to Blackburn cover the 21 miles (34 km) long route taking on average 1 h 7 min with our travel partners like Northern Rail. Normally, there are 25 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around £8, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £5. Travellers depart most frequently from Manchester Piccadilly and arrive in Blackburn.

Trains from Manchester to Blackburn

Trains from Manchester to Blackburn depart from Manchester Victoria Station, the city's northern transport hub and a 10 minute walk or 2 minute bus journey for the city centre. Journey time on this route is approximately 1 hour. Trains run regularly from Manchester to Blackburn from early morning until late at night with 1 or 2 services per hour. Trains arrive at Blackburn Railway Station which is located in the very centre of the town, a short walk from the bus and coach station, making onward travel to your final destination simple.

Travel Tips: Trains from Manchester to Blackburn

Travel by train to Blackburn easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Manchester to Blackburn.
FAQs

What is the cost of cheap trains from Manchester to Blackburn?

Looking to save money on your journey? Omio customers have found the cheapest train between Manchester and Blackburn for the next 7 days starting from £5  one way.

What is the average price of train tickets to Blackburn from Manchester?

In the next 7 days you’ll find that the average cost of a train ticket to Blackburn from Manchester is £8  one way.

How many miles is it from Manchester to Blackburn by train?

When travelling this route you should expect the distance from Manchester to Blackburn via train to be approximately 21 miles (34 km).

How long is the train from Manchester to Blackburn?

The train time between Manchester and Blackburn is on average 1 h 7 min  for the 21 miles (34 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go to Blackburn from Manchester by train can vary depending on specific dates or travelling on weekends and holidays.

What station does the Manchester to Blackburn train leave from? Which Blackburn train station do I come into from Manchester?

Omio customers travelling this route book their trains from Manchester Piccadilly   to Blackburn.

Where is the train station in Manchester to go to Blackburn? Where is the train station in Blackburn located?

Passengers board the train most frequently from Manchester Piccadilly, which is located around 0.7 miles (1.2 km) away from the city centre, and they get off the train at Blackburn, located 0.9 miles (1.4 km) away from the city centre.

What train companies go from Manchester to Blackburn?

For the trip from Manchester to Blackburn you can take a train with Northern Rail. Be sure to check out all possible train companies that offer services to Blackburn from Manchester on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.

How many trains per day are there between Manchester and Blackburn?

The average number of trains departing Manchester for Blackburn is 25 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.

When is the earliest train from Manchester to Blackburn? When is the last train from Manchester to Blackburn?

The first Manchester to Blackburn train departs at 06: 00   and the last train from Manchester to Blackburn leaves at 23: 14. Check out the most up-to-date Manchester to Blackburn train schedule on Omio and find the best time to travel to your destination.

When should I buy Manchester Blackburn train tickets to score the best deals?

If you book Manchester to Blackburn train tickets within the next 7 days, you can find one way tickets to cost on average £8. However, booking in advance gives you access to the best prices for trains between Manchester and Blackburn. Look out for train tickets for this journey to go on sale a few months before your planned departure date to find the best deals.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Manchester
Blackburn
The major railway station for departures from Manchester is Manchester Piccadilly. Read all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at Manchester Piccadilly for your trip to Blackburn from Manchester.
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Bus lines: 1, 2, 3, 147
Train lines: Northern, TransPennine Express, Avanti West Coast, CrossCountry, East Midlands Trains, Transport for Wales